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Fronted adverbials

Colourful, simple slides explaining fronted adverbials, giving examples and opportunities for children to practise. Includes a challenge which could be used in a plenary. Please let me know how it goes...I haven't specifically taught this before!
By sarahunderwood

SPaG Year 5 Punctuation: Parenthesis (brackets, dashes, commas) and commas to clarify meaning

This pack contains 2 powerpoint lessons:

Parenthesis: How brackets, dashes or commas can be used to indicate parenthesis.

Commas: Gives examples of what can happen if commas are omitted, and how they are important to the intended meaning.
By highwaystar

Reading Comprehension Year 5 Year 6

A set of reading comprehension tasks (with extracts) focusing on three key areas: retrieving information, making inferences and writer's choice.
By klbgreen

Features of a newspaper

A Powerpoint for KS2 about the features of a newspaper report. Includes a short matching task ideal for year 3/4
By rachnjames

Writing Booster - Expanded Noun Phrases - Description - Narrative

A 1 hour booster session on description, the underpinnings of word choice and the writing of expanded noun phrases.

It also has a separate homework sheet for the children to do and bring to the next session for review.

Designed to be used with an iPad per child but can be printed and distributed as necessary.

For more, go to lastingliteracy.co.uk
By lastingliteracy

Year 3 Inverted Commas to Punctuate Direct Speech (Year 3 or KS2 Speech Marks) Complete Lesson

Engaging, fun and challenging complete SPaG lesson with differentiated learning objectives that teaches how to punctuate direct speech with inverted commas. Also extends to adding speech punctuation and replacing said. Children then work through 4 activities designed to develop their understanding using different skills. They identify, create and explain, with the more able going on to a challenging extension activity. There is also a fun activity in there too that your class will love. Self/peer-assessment plenary is also included to really help cement the learning in their minds and potentially make marking easier for you too. Aimed at Year 3 from the 2014 curriculum guidance but could be taught to Y2 and Y4 as well or any class that needs a reminder! Teachers' notes and answers included along with starter activity, teaching input (including video link) and plenary all on the PowerPoint. All images either sourced from openclipart.com or owned by tftf.
By TheFutureTeacherFoundation